The Affairs of Harriet Walters, Spinster

Comely Press
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Harriet Walters, a twenty-six year old spinster, is evicted from her home after the death of her father and sent to live with a persnickety aunt. Resigned to the thankless life of an unpaid companion, she yearns for romance with the local grammar school’s history master, if only he were as interested in her as he is in the Roman occupation of England. Fate intervenes, however, when Harriet becomes an heiress. Leaving her small town home for the glittering attractions of London, Harriet meets several interesting new people, including a devilish young cad who wants to awaken her sensual side, and chooses an unconventional path to happiness and love. 

Welcome to the Regency world, where life is slower, people are more courteous, and men and women still court each other. So pour yourself a cup of tea or chocolate, sit back in your chair, and enjoy an old-fashioned romance. 

"Recommended for all Regency Romance lovers." - Amazon Review

"I would say if you like Elizabeth Gaskell, or Jane Austen, you will like this style." - Goodreads Review 

Tags: regency England, historical romance, humor, Cinderella story, self-discovery

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About the author

 Always a voracious reader, Cathy Spencer cut her teeth on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, Jane Austen, and Charlotte Brontë.  She is married to a singer/actor/university teacher.  He didn’t actually say, “Marry me and see Canada” when he proposed, but that’s practically what happened.  They have lived on the west coast in Vancouver, on the east coast in St. John’s, in Calgary, and are currently living in Ontario.

Cathy has written a cozy mystery with a female amateur sleuth set in the Rocky Mountain Foothills of Alberta.  It’s the first in the Anna Nolan series, entitled Framed for Murder.  The sequel, Town Haunts, will be released on February 28, 2014, with the third book in the series, Tidings of Murder and Woe available in time for Christmas 2014.  She’s also written two collections of short stories, Tall Tales Twin-Pack, Mysteries and Tall Tales Twin-Pack, Science Fiction and Fantasy.

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Feb 23, 2014
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